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Re: “25 Bills to Watch

What about HB2381? No more renewable energy rebates? What planet do those guys live on?

CHAPTER 7
RENEWABLE ENERGY
ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
30-901. Renewable energy; prohibition; consumer choice; definitions

A. THIS STATE AND ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS ARE PROHIBITED FROM
REQUIRING A PUBLIC POWER ENTITY OR A PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION TO PURCHASE
OR PROVIDE A SPECIFIC PERCENTAGE OR AMOUNT OF THE TOTAL ENERGY PROVIDED OR
SOLD BY THE PUBLIC POWER ENTITY OR PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION FROM RENEWABLE
ENERGY SOURCES.

B. EVERY RETAIL UTILITY CUSTOMER HAS THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE WHETHER THE
CUSTOMER RECEIVES AND PAYS FOR ENERGY GENERATED THROUGH A RENEWABLE ENERGY
SOURCE.

C. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:

1. "PUBLIC POWER ENTITY" MEANS ANY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, CITY, TOWN
OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THAT IS ORGANIZED UNDER LAW, THAT DISTRIBUTES
OR OTHERWISE PROVIDES ELECTRICITY TO RETAIL CUSTOMERS IN THIS STATE AND THAT
IS NOT A PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION.

2. "RENEWABLE ENERGY" INCLUDES THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF
SOLAR, WIND, BIOMASS, GEOTHERMAL, NUCLEAR, AGRICULTURAL WASTE, LANDFILL GAS
AND HYDROELECTRIC POWER.

Sec. 2. Title 41, chapter 7, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding article 14, to read:

ARTICLE 14. RENEWABLE ENERGY
41-1295. Legislative authority; renewable energy; definition

A. THE LEGISLATURE RESERVES THE EXCLUSIVE POWER, AUTHORITY AND
JURISDICTION TO SET FORTH STATEWIDE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY, EXCEPT:

1. IF THE LEGISLATURE HAS EXPRESSLY DELEGATED AUTHORITY TO OTHER
AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE TO ADMINISTER
CLEARLY ARTICULATED STATEWIDE LEGISLATIVE POLICY.

2. UTILITY RATE SETTING TO THE EXTENT DELEGATED BY THE STATE
CONSTITUTION TO OTHER AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS
STATE.

B. THIS SECTION DOES NOT SUPERSEDE ANY EXISTING AUTHORITY OF POLITICAL
SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE TO ADOPT AND ENFORCE LOCAL RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY
THAT DOES NOT CONFLICT WITH STATEWIDE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY SET BY THE
LEGISLATURE.

C. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY"
INCLUDES TARGETS, MANDATES, TAX CREDITS AND INCENTIVES RELATING TO AND THE
REGULATION OF THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SOLAR, WIND, BIOMASS,
GEOTHERMAL, NUCLEAR, AGRICULTURAL WASTE, LANDFILL GAS AND HYDROELECTRIC
POWER.

Posted by jgl on 02/11/2010 at 12:09 PM

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